§ Mr. Leighton
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how training and enterprise councils will be monitored for performance and quality.
§ Mr. Eggar
Training and enterprise councils (TECs) will operate under a contract with my Department. The contract will cover a TEC's business plan which will set out a strategy for ensuring and improving quality. Performance will be monitored against specific targets agreed annually as part of a TEC's business plan.